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ViBE: Dressing for Diverse Body Shapes [article]

Wei-Lin Hsiao, Kristen Grauman
2020 arXiv   pre-print
These body-agnostic vision methods and datasets are a barrier to inclusion, ill-equipped to provide good suggestions for diverse body shapes.  ...  We introduce ViBE, a VIsual Body-aware Embedding that captures clothing's affinity with different body shapes.  ...  We also thank the authors of [75] for kindly sharing their collected SMPL parameters with us. UT Austin is supported in part by NSF IIS-1514118.  ... 
arXiv:1912.06697v2 fatcat:tqmvjc36rfa6joto6jkl5obkmy

A Theory of Vibe: Ecomusicologies on Hornby Island

Andrew Mark
2017 Shima  
I advance a theory of vibe that captures how Hornby Islanders understand the role of musicking in their society and its importance for community solidarity, and I offer practical examples of this theory  ...  In a way, musicians are viewed as public servants because of their role in shaping Hornby's vibe.  ...  musicians point to a robust and diverse theory of vibration to explain the importance of musicking for their society.  ... 
doi:10.21463/shima.11.2.08 fatcat:hohbjfjosvbjja2yhsrdvm5zju

Freak media: Vibe Tribes, sampledelic outlaws and Israeli psytrance

Graham St John
2012 Continuum. Journal of Media and Cultural Studies  
Acknowledgements Many thanks to Joshua Schmidt and Sayaka for hosting me in Mitzpe Ramon, Israel, in Sep-Oct 2007, and again to Joshua for reading and commenting on an earlier draft.  ...  Yet, while Infected Mushroom's drive for cross-over success, cowboy opportunism and lucrative claims to destabilization cannot be read as a barometer for a diverse transnational scene, the destabilized  ...  My body feels liquid ' (2004, 12) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/10304312.2012.665839 fatcat:u7st77mbf5gk3mvlmqa5e6mymm

Medical and Psychology Student's Experiences in Learning Mindfulness: Benefits, Paradoxes, and Pitfalls

Ida Solhaug, Thor E. Eriksen, Michael de Vibe, Hanne Haavind, Oddgeir Friborg, Tore Sørlie, Jan H. Rosenvinge
2016 Mindfulness  
Compliance with Ethical Standards The study was approved by the Regional Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics, South-East (2009/5781).  ...  We would also like to offer a big thanks to Anne Grini, Jonas Jakobsen, and Kari Leibowitz, for providing valuable feedback on earlier versions of the manuscript.  ...  Johanna illustrates this: Those who are perfectly dressed with perfect makeup at 7.30, they set a certain standard.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12671-016-0521-0 pmid:27429665 pmcid:PMC4923078 fatcat:zzqqs5t425fhvilnupaou2nogq

Imposing Temporal Consistency on Deep Monocular Body Shape and Pose Estimation [article]

Alexandra Zimmer, Anna Hilsmann, Wieland Morgenstern, Peter Eisert
2022 arXiv   pre-print
In extensive experiments, we show that our approach results in accurately estimated body shape and motion, also for challenging movements and poses.  ...  We optimize these parameters over the complete image sequence, fitting one consistent body shape while imposing temporal consistency on the body motion, assuming linear body joint trajectories over a short  ...  The employed data set MoVi is available under [6] , the data set own-data and the code produced for this paper are not publicly available.  ... 
arXiv:2202.03074v2 fatcat:wcsusebynjbdxgkykl5rhoq4sy

Affective cosmopolitanisms in Singapore: Dancehall and the decolonisation of the self

Orlando Woods
2020 Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers  
Dancehall is an emancipatory cultural movement that emerged in Jamaica in the late-1970s, and, amongst other things, has become known for its sexually provocative representation of the human body.  ...  It argues that whilst the self is often projected onto the body, so too can the body play an important role in (re)imagining the self.  ...  To assume that the self and the body exist in a constant state of synchrony is to overlook the many and varied forces that contribute to the shaping of the self.  ... 
doi:10.1111/tran.12407 fatcat:it462t3j5nglnkglboimfdt4k4

Across the Disciplines A Journal of Language, Learning and Academic Writing Trends, Vibes, and Energies: Building on Students' Strengths in Visual Composing

Faith Kurtyka
From interviews with these composers and analyses of the artifacts they create, I distill three composing principles used to create the sorority's collective public image: be cool, stick to a vibe, and  ...  With knowledge of how students compose visually using technology, instructors can build pedagogy that draws on their strengths and scaffolds areas for improvement.  ...  Margo and Jocelyn were aware that audiences bring with them expectations for how bodies will look in the context of sororities and analyze how the body comportment and presentation of sorority women in  ... 

Neotrance and the Psychedelic Festival

Graham St John
2009 Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture  
thanks to the photographers and designers whose work I have reproduced in this article: Ariane, Alex Canezei, Johanna Hobbs, Jacob Kolar, Spiral Mark and Sam Rowelsky. anks also to François Gauthier for  ...  habitués are notably under-dressed, accentuating lithe and queer bodies striking lascivious poses especially down at the Groovy Beach stage.  ...  Bubbling up out of cosmopolitan centres, dance gatherings are convergences of diverse sonic and stylistic universes, sound alliances, fusions of dance tribes and their variant vibes.  ... 
doi:10.12801/1947-5403.2009.01.01.03 fatcat:3cidzcg5jzauhjolsjm6iarmay

"No Pumps Allowed": The "Problem" With Gender Expression and the Morehouse College "Appropriate Attire Policy"

Steve D. Mobley, Jennifer M. Johnson
2018 Journal of Homosexuality  
Implications for this research provides insights into how HBCU communities can both recognize and respond to the needs of their diverse queer student populations.  ...  much of this literature has presented HBCU students and these institutions as monolithic entities, with little regard to the ways social identities (e.g., gender, gender identity, sexual identities) shape  ...  Drezner, Cindy Ann Kilgo, Joseph Nelson, Z Nicolazzo, and Dian Squire for their thoughtful and constructive feedback on earlier drafts of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00918369.2018.1486063 pmid:29927738 fatcat:f2zcgnetajgn7lksplnzravnui

Nawattasilp Norasan: The Innovative Craft Jewelry

Dawan Madlee, Faculty of Gems, Burapha University Chanthaburi Campus, 57, Chonlaprathan Rd, Khmong, Tha Mai District, Chanthaburi 22170, Thailand, Kriangsak Khiaomang, Miyoung Seo, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Burapha University, 169, Long Had Bangsaen Rd, Saen Suk, Chon Buri District, Chon Buri 20131, Thailand, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Burapha University, 169, Long Had Bangsaen Rd, Saen Suk, Chon Buri District, Chon Buri 20131, Thailand
2021 Journal of Social Science and Humanities  
The results revealed that the distinctive Manorah identity is a costume (bead dress), dance posture, jewelry, and musical instruments, respectively.  ...  The understanding of Manorah's performing arts was gathered and analyzed for the unique characteristics of Manorah's identity.  ...  Deconstruction of innovative craft products for aesthetic development: modern feel, cute, vivid, beautiful, useful, and retaining the ancient Thai vibe but in a modern way.  ... 
doi:10.26666/rmp.jssh.2021.6.1 fatcat:g6xr6waxxvbr3bojeiinpxegbu

Seasoned Exodus: The Exile Mosaic of Psyculture

Graham St John
2012 Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture  
That is, diverse transgressive and transcendent expatriations would shape the music and aesthetics of Goa/psytrance.  ...  Thus, resisting circumscription under singular heuristic formulas, Goa trance and its progeny are shown to be internally diverse.  ...  enlightenment of the body (Kripal 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.12801/1947-5403.2012.04.01.01 fatcat:kip6rkz62nbv7gnereia4rwdei

Learning Motion-Dependent Appearance for High-Fidelity Rendering of Dynamic Humans from a Single Camera [article]

Jae Shin Yoon, Duygu Ceylan, Tuanfeng Y. Wang, Jingwan Lu, Jimei Yang, Zhixin Shu, Hyun Soo Park
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Our experiments show that our method can generate a temporally coherent video of dynamic humans for unseen body poses and novel views given a single view video.  ...  Appearance of dressed humans undergoes a complex geometric transformation induced not only by the static pose but also by its dynamics, i.e., there exists a number of cloth geometric configurations given  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to thank Julien Philip for providing useful feedback on our paper draft. Jae Shin Yoon is supported by Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship from University of Minnesota.  ... 
arXiv:2203.12780v1 fatcat:i2o7bdrgrrav5ajox6i6nzj3xe

On the Content and Contribution of MCs in British Drum 'n' Bass

Alistair Fraser
2004 Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture  
I therefore argue that MCs are community workers, providing, leading, building and networking in ways that help generate solidarity, reciprocity, and alliances within and across an overlapping and diverse  ...  Participation in drum 'n' bass culture therefore generates practices and activities that shape and define the vibe inside events.  ...  But where they live no shred of hope that you might find With prostitute mothers selling bodies by the road side Where drug addicts beat grandmothers for their pensions Where the air's so dirty when you  ... 
doi:10.12801/1947-5403.2014.06.02.03 fatcat:i7c4rwjtbbhthfzowkmdy4otom

Is the Gender Binary System a Biological Fact or a Social Norm?

Mads Ananda Lodahl, Ehm Hjorth Miltersen
2021 Kvinder, Køn og Forskning  
So, I called Vibe Grevsen, who is the former spokesperson for LGBT+ Denmark, and asked her what it would require for the SC to approve someone's application for gender confi rming treatment.  ...  "No, you cannot do what you want with your body! It's not something you decide for yourself."  ... 
doi:10.7146/kkf.v29i2.124905 fatcat:g6fl6q4w7rblnp3ky3syd6melq

Ufen nwet ketu mi Eka Iban, a Sculptural Discourse

Vivian Okagbo, Felix Denis Obot, Nelson Graves
2019 AFRREV IJAH An International Journal of Arts and Humanities  
Adopting Emecheta's novel as the synchronic take off point for the discourse of feminist radicalism, the writer asserted that history and culture are not single narratives, instead together struggle to  ...  The young mother's dress engages her body as a leitmotif of liberation from traditionalisms.  ...  that embodies diverse contexts.  ... 
doi:10.4314/ijah.v8i4.14 fatcat:tdybg6lznraglhmqtccgegyjhy
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